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Highlights from February

This month’s handpicked reading list

ASTHMA

Clinical Response and Remission in Patients With Severe Asthma Treated With Biologic Therapies

In a study of patients with severe asthma, clinical remission was observed in 19% of the patients following 12 months of biologic therapy treatment.

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COPD

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Is Associated With Decreased Exacerbation and Mortality in Patients With COPD

A nationwide Korean study shows that health insurance coverage increases pulmonary rehabilitation implementation rates.


CRITICAL CARE

Peripheral Administration of Norepinephrine

A prospective observational cohort study suggests that implementing a protocol for peripheral administration of norepinephrine safely can avoid 1 central venous catheter day in the average patient.

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DIFFUSE LUNG DISEASE

Historic Use of Race-Based Spirometry Values Lowered Transplant Priority for Black Patients

Looking at 33,845 patients listed for lung transplantation, original research shows that race-specific equations led to longer wait times in Black patients listed for lung transplantation.

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EDUCATION AND CLINICAL PRACTICE

Artificial Intelligence Improves Novices’ Bronchoscopy Performance

A randomized controlled trial in a standardized simulated setting shows success in focus groups using a novel bronchial segment identification system based on artificial intelligence.

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SLEEP

Discrimination Predicts Suboptimal Adherence to CPAP Treatment and Mediates Black-White Differences in Use

Original research finds that adults with OSA who encountered racial discrimination experienced greater decrement in CPAP usage than those who did not experience racial discrimination.

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Cardiac Effort to Compare Clinic and Remote 6-Minute Walk Testing in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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